Data Architect

Closing date: 30 Nov 2017

Responsibilities

If you enjoy challenging the status-quo and are a natural leader, we would like to hear from you. You will play a vital role in the decisions of future data architecture. The primary focus of this position is to have an end-to-end vision, and to see how a logical design will translate into one or more physical database designs, and how the data will flow through the successive stages involved. You will need to form relationships on different levels and be helpful and supportive to your team, developers and fellow leaders.

  • Design data architectures
  • Optimize data architectures
  • Understand data architecture design patterns
  • Design, maintain, optimize and build conceptual, logical and physical database models for relational databases, data warehouses and multidimensional database to satisfy application requirements
  • Data modelling
  • Develops strategies for data integration
  • Develops strategies for data acquisitions
  • Address data migration
  • Develops strategies for archiving
  • Develops strategies for data dictionaries
  • Make sure sensitive data is protected
  • Lead and direct the works of others
  • Develop standards and best practices
  • Contact with partners for support

Key Competencies and Qualifications

  • The natural tendency to take ownership and responsibility
  • Good analytical skills
  • Creative, lateral and logical thinker
  • Enquiring mind
  • Attention to detail
  • The ability to make quick, sound decisions
  • The ability to form relationships with fellow leaders
  • Team player
  • Consider the bigger picture as well as the detail, when making decisions
  • Strong problem solving, effective planning and organisational skills
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Be motivating, inspiring and influential
  • Above all, be passionate about what you do
  • Matric
  • Formal tertiary qualification will be to your advantage
  • Experience in data architecture design patterns
  • +- 8 Years of design, maintain, optimize and build conceptual, logical and physical database models
  • Experience in the listed responsibility areas will be to your advantage

Apply for this position

Please spend some time writing your introduction and ensure that you have a CV to attach with your application. If you have a LinkedIn public profile please add it to your introduction as-well. Giving us detailed information about your career qualifications will increase your chances of being contacted by us significantly.

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